The University of Arizona is home to exceptional museums and archives.

Through collections-based research, teaching, and outreach, the UA’s museums share knowledge with local, national, and international audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Museum (ASM) is the oldest and largest anthropological research museum in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the teaching and study of the region’s 13,000-year human history.

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Arizona Mining, Mineral and Natural Resources Education Museum

aerial photo of AMMNRE building exterior

The Arizona Mining, Mineral and Natural Resources Education (AMMNRE) Museum was recently established to promote Arizona’s natural resource heritage and future through education, research and outreach.

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Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum

The University of Arizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum is dedicated to education and preservation and houses a world-wide collection of gems, minerals, meteorites, & fossils with emphasis on Arizona and Mexico. 

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